Practicing Kata is one of three main training methods.
You need to practice Kata every day. The first kata you learn for official rank is Heian Shodan.
The first kata you practice is Taikyoku Kata (also referred to as Kihon Kata) .It is very similar to Heian Shodan only no Hammer Fist (Tetsui), no rising blocks (Jodan Age Uke) and no back stance(Kokutsu Dachi no Knife Hand Block (Shuto Uke)
Are you interested in Traditional Shotokan Karate?
If you are interested in Traditional Shotokan Karate, please CONTACT US today, or you can come to the BOYS and GIRLS Club in Chandler. If you are interested in Karate in Chandler this might be the place for you. Come by and watch us practice Heian Shodan.
What are the roots of the ISKF Chandler?
Our training stems from the JKA/ISKF. We enjoy training with some of the best instructors in the world. Sensei James Field of the ISKF Santa Monica. Sensei David Jones from ISKF Calgary.
Shotokan originally came from Okinawa to Japan in 1922 by Master Gichin Funakoshi.
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